Additional resources are available on our Virtual Visit page.

Museum Lobby Murals

Curious about the murals painted in the museum lobby at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum? This online exhibit answers your questions about the museum history, mural artists, and tells the story behind each of the art panels.

At Easel: Ike the Painter

How a joke became a lifelong hobby

While artist Thomas Stephens painted a portrait of Mamie, Ike attempted to create his own version resulting in a good laugh for the group. In jest, Stephens sent Ike a painting kit as a gift the next day sparking a new passion. We have 30 original Eisenhower paintings in our collection.



Women Unite for Ike!

Online Documents: Women in the 1950s



D-Day and the Normandy Invasion

Online Documents: World War II: D-Day, The Invasion of Normandy



A Mission Fulfilled: May 7, 1945


Read more: The Unwritten Record

World War II Looted Art: Turning History into Justice

Online Documents: Monuments Men and the Allied Effort to Save European Cultural Heritage


Desegregation at Little Rock Central High School

Online Documents: Civil Rights: The Little Rock School Integration Crisis


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